1920 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1921 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F2
Factory Order number: 11348
VGC except treble side wing at top of peghead has been broken off (a la Bill Monroe) and properly reglued, maroon sunburst, non-original pickguard, with OHSC
(DB- changed year to 1920 from 1921)
From Elderly Instruments.
Stan Werbin is the owner of Elderly Instruments, which has a large rotating inventory of beautiful vintage instruments. Stan has been an authority for years on vintage mandolins